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) folks, it is a dark day in america. our way of life is under attack from the youth-stapo over at shock-upy wall street, trademarked. we knew they were completely aimless and unto kutsd. now we know they are violent. on tuesday in oakland, california, protestors threw rocks and bottles at police forcing the cops to respond with their own improvised weapons. tear gas canisters, flash grenades and bean bag guns. bean bag guns? really, bean bags? that's nothing more than a high velocity mackey sack you are playing right not protestors' hands. and feet. now tragically, folks, one of the protests injured was an actual american. iraqi war vet scott olsen was hit in the head with a tear gas canister and when protestors rushed to his aid police tossed a flash grenade not group and olsen's skull was fractured. olsen is in the hospital now awaiting brain surgery. and we wish him well. but folks, while this footage right here may be shocking, i believe yesterday's "washington post" gave the full story with this picture of an oakland policeman petting a kitten. (laughter) making the point that whil
] [applause] what did i mess? i am not running to go to disneyland. [laughter] america has problems. i'm a problem solver. that is why i am running. [applause] my challenge to you -- my challenge to you is to stay informed because we are up against a lot of stupid people in america. who do not have a clue. that is why you have to be informed. currently, stay involved. come to conferences like this, go to rallies, good to have parties, the two parties where you watch the debates into your own evaluation. go to website come into your own research, stay involved. it is the informed and involved that are going to make sure that we change the outcome of the november, 2012 election different from what the liberals want. thirdly, state inspired. they want you to believe that we can do this. just like three months ago, i was -- the political pundits said herman cain can i get the nomination. herman cain cannot win the presidency. because he does not have high name id. it does not have a could jillion dollars and he has never held public office. let me tell you what the american people are sayi
3. hearing on the status of the america's cup workforce development plan to include reports from the mayor's office of economic and workforce development, the port, and america's cup event authority on provisions for prevailing wage for temporary and permanent structures, ensuring high labor standards, and maximizing opportunities for local workforce training and employment on end use jobs. supervisor avalos: thank you, mademoiselle clerk. the border supervisors had approved the america's cup agreement. we have teamed up with the america's cup regatta that will take place in the next two years. there was a lot of preparation for the america's cup and office of economic workforce development. we have been working at great length with the america's cup event a tory to see that the plan comes to fruition. also last year we had passed our local hire ordinance in construction that would mandate rising levels of hiring local san franciscans in the construction industry, funded with our dollars. we just need to make sure that the spirit of local hire ordinance and local letter of the la
states of america and to the republic for which it stands one nation under god indis visible with liberty and justice for all. thank you. [cheers and applause] >> think we're going to do the opening prayer. do i have someone to do the opening prayer? yes. >> thank you, sorry. sorry. ladies and gentlemen, bishop collins with the opening prayer. >> thank you, niger. let us bow our heads in prayer. all mighty and eternal god, supply the needs of your people by calvary's cross. bring forth your hand and strengthen this great man you have risen to the fore front of leadership for such a time as this. envelope him with your mighty power as he yields his life, fortunes, and sacred honor to serve the nation. as he takes this country by storm, touch the hearts and the minds of those who are voters to encourage them to move to the polls to put this man in the white house, to transform this country that we may return to those somedays in -- days in which the constitution lives in the heart of every american in which we enjoys the freedoms and liberty and the prosperity you ordained. keep his family,
with chris christie's and dormant -- endorsement of mitt romney in new hampshire. he says america cannot survive another four years of barack obama. this is 15 minutes. >> is an honor to be joined today by gov. chris christie. i have behind me a man who is an american hero and has been battling to rein in the excesses of the government in new jersey. he's a real hero and mary -- in republican circles because he has been forthright and clear in his desire to rein in excess of spending, hold down debt and get new jersey working again for the people in new jersey. he is a man has a following a lot of folks across this country. when he indicated willingness to join my team, i could not have been more pleased and happy. he came in at a time when new jersey was facing high deficits, calls for higher taxes, and people wondering what their future might be. all of folks in the middle-class wondering if they could make it in new jersey carried by virtue of his leadership, people have a much different view about the future. i am pleased and proud to announce my friend, chris christie, is joining my
francisco to cut ties with bank of america and consider the environmental exposure of bank of america and other banks' investment portfolios in the upcoming rfp. the city and state prides itself on being green leaders, and this is an opportunity for the city to take a step away from the carbon in 107 polluting industries supported by bank of america and some of our finance not propping up the pollution. thank you. supervisor avalos: thank you very much. next speaker, please. >> good morning, supervisors. my name is reverend carl alexander, and this is my wife. i am a leader and the san francisco organizing project, an affiliate with a much broader network called the national network for people improving communities through organizing, which is working on a national bank and accountability campaign. i also served on the committee that has been appointed to oversee the hunters point shipyard community fund which can be leveraged into creating a financial institution which creates responsible lending and strategic investment opportunities. in general, -- let me move back up. t
, and want to talk about the crimes that bank of america is committing against public health and our climate through its financial support of the coal industry. at every stage of its life, cold as serious damage, the number one contributor to climate change and the leading cause of mercury pollution. coal-fired power plants connected to defects in over 300,000 infants because of the mother's exposure to toxic mercury pollution. and communities are exposed by particulates of these calls, with one in a tent children now suffering from asthma. there's also a threat to our economic security. harvard published the report with the life cycle of coal from waste stream generated sources are costing the u.s. public at third to one-half of a trillion dollars annually. if you get any part of the life cycle of coal, you'll find that bank of america has a significant interest. it is involved in removal mining, using old dirty plants, and shipping coal overseas. despite extended commitments to be low carbon economy, bank of america is the largest underwriter of the coal industry in the u.s., contributing
has captured america's heart, and now he's released another ad that does not play by the rules. >> mark block here, since january i've had the privilege of being chief of staff to herman cain. we've run a campaign like no body's ever seen. but then again, america's never seen a candidate like herman cain. we need you to get involved. because together we can do this, we can take this country back. ♪ i am america ♪ one voice united we stand ♪ i am america ♪ one voice [cheers and applause] >> stephen: wow, something about that guy just seems cool. [ laughter ] [coughing] i can't put my finger on it though. [ laughter ] of course, the bed wetters in the nerd patrol don't get it. >> it means disaster. i don't understand this at all. i don't understand why the campaign manager is in a commercial. i don't understand the cigarette. i don't understand the music. i don't the understand the logic behind this. this makes no sense whatsoever. you talk about shooting yourself in the foot. >> stephen: that's stupid, he's not shooting himself in the foot. he's shooting himself in the l
authorization. but they will understand how important the future of america is. it is worth it when it comes to create 120,000 jobs. just the one opening of that one area. western coast of alaska. 55,000 jobs and will resume the exploration in the gulf of mexico. creating another 230,000 jobs. i support the construction of the canadian crude oil. it will go west to china or to america. i know where i want for this to go. this will create 20,000 direct jobs for americans. we will have the energy federal lands for exploration. north dakota and utah. are western states by the year 2020. cubic feet of natural gas. those states can produce more energy -- produce more energy kuwait and russia and saudi arabia combined, right across line of west virginia and ohio. getting the environmental protection agency out of the way. this is today's opportunity. pennsylvania and the neighbors of pennsylvania. in america at natural gas is demonstrated in production. than 3000 of your fellow countries to other companies use to develop today. this production is because of of your facilities. the face of manufact
also access to job opportunities and the america's cup. supervisor avalos: thank you. >> good afternoon, committee members. i am with media services, marketing, and p r. i have been endorsed by the naacp to look for opportunities that come about from both city and public and private sector. what i would like to hope for in this opportunity that shows up on the america's cup is a sustained type of opportunity for the young people who are coming in. of course it will be great to have apprentices and journeymen in construction, but we would like to leverage that by launching these young folks into an educational process as well that will help them to be sustainable such cities -- sustainable citizens in san francisco. we all know it takes a master's degree to realize the true level of economic stability, but i would also like to say it is important that the young people have a chance to take courses at city college, not necessarily for free, but perhaps some of these developers, some of the folks that will really benefit are able to underwrite some of these young people for their tuition.
the unique opportunities of the america's cup, but they are very excited about the economic opportunities san francisco will experience in hosting america's cup. mayor lee has understood the importance of maintaining and growing our environment. is due to the vision and leadership that san francisco is becoming known for its dynamic business environment. wally city and the america's cup advanced and authority -- while the city in the america's cup -- america's cup advance in authority, mayor lee has authorized me to add the america's cup to san francisco's rich and the verse business community so they can help the -- make the america's cup truly a san francisco environment. mayor lee: thank you for being there. thank you for hosting this, regina. i see carrie mccullen, our small business commission, and of course, sfmade. and david chiu. he and my predecessor signed it that close to agreement. there were 11 different plans the city agreed with the event authority to roll out. so, we have done that. is this was part of the rolling out of the workforce plan, and the workforce plan brings life t
on the america's cup, filled with more rumbling bass and you will hear outside a movie center. but i do want to remind all of you that you probably saw the recent report showing how vital hospitals are to the health of sentences go. we are etched with the largest single industry in town, beating out tourism, and responsible for almost 100,000 jobs in the city. you noticed my little plug here. we're a community benefit for san francisco, although we have only been around since 1854. all four of our campuses actually got started more than 100 years ago, back in the 19th century, although none of those original buildings are still standing. we do face a seismic challenge that, although many of us prefer to make believe does not exist, actually of course still does exist. we are responsible for 30% of the inpatient beds in the city and the e our visits. we care for about 40% of everybody who gets health care in the city, and we deliver half the babies in san francisco. if you think there are very few children in san francisco relative to the number of dogs, imagine how many fewer there would be
in america about how the chinese have manipulated the courtesy. there has been every effort that you can imagine out of our treasury department over the last seven or eight years, addressing mess with the chinese. there has been a significant improvement in the valuation of china's current fee as a result of those conversations. before the congress of the united states to pass legislation, to force the chinese to do what is arguably very difficult to do i think is wrong. it's dangerous. you could start a trade war and a trade were given the economic uncertainty here and all around the world is at issue is very dangerous and we should not be engaged in this. and i frantically over my position is. i frankly think that the president agrees with me. but why is that the speaking out? too busy campaigning? why isn't he out there making it clear that this is ill-conceived? i believe he agrees with me, but he won't say it. >> to your point about exports and imports. charles schumer were here and i here and i do want to speak for him, he say we spent a hundred billion dollars in imports, china an
. i won't give away how it ends but it involves selling the moon. first more big news in america's war on terror. >> one of america's most wanteded terrorists is dead. anwar al awlaki was born american. >> this was a c.i.a.-led operation. >> president obama signed an executive capture or kill order. >> two predator drones took out al awlaki. >> jon: yes, we... wait! who? that's one... who is is this guy? >> a 40-year-old was known as the bin laden of the internet. for his use of you-tube to recruit want a be terrorists. in fact, last year you-tube removed several clips of awlaki. >> jon: that's okay. they did remove awlaki's clips but not because of terrorism. what happens what happened was awlaki tried to post videos of our show on you-tube. you know, i'm sorry but you don't (beep) with via come because they will rain hell fire down on you. they are... oh, so there's got to be a sillyier way to boil down awlaki's evil. >> he was kind of like the facebook friend from hell. >> jon: you know, those kind that whenever you would say a family member had passed away he'd like click like. he'
states of america. [applause] it is good to be with all of you. i want to thank tony perkins for the invitation to speak at the event today. and for his work in advancing the conservative constitutional principles that built the greatest nation in the history of civilization. thank you. so many of you have come to this gathering of value voters, and they're really strikes me as interesting, there is no voter in america who is not a value voter. it is a question of who is the values that they share. think about that. some hold the view that government must be central in our lives and serve as a caretaker. they seek more than equal opportunity. basic equal outcomes. those in the white house today do not believe in american exceptional as them. they would rather emulate the failed policies of europe. we see what the policies have led to. 14 million americans are out of work. 45 million americans are on food stamps. according to wednesday's wall street journal, bob, nearly half of americans now receive government benefits. in response to this economic misery, liberals are pointin
>> this is "bbc world news america." funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu. newman's own foundation. shell. and union bank. >> union bank has put its financial strength to work for f from small businesses to major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news america." >> this is "bbc world news america." more video footage of the moments leading to the killing of colonel gaddafi as the united nations calls for a full investigation. as a nato signals the end of the alliance's mission, libyans await a declaration of freedom. >> freedom. freedom libya. freedom libya. >> the empire shot down and fenced off. we have a special report from america's newest ghost town. welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and also around the globe. in libya, people are still celebrating their first full day of freedom following the death of colonel gaddafi. those celebrations are set to continue over the weekend as the new government formally declares the nation liberated from 40 years of dictatorship, but
journal report, making america good again, making choice decisions and a rocky path. pulitzer prize winning author tom friedman. >> we either are going to have a hard country. >> investing in europe and in greece. why they see opportunity where others see disaster. and google is looking for answers. what's the next big thing and how will the search engine giant plow the road ahead? we talk to google eric schmitt. >> this is the wall street journal report. now, maria bartiromo. >> hi, everyone, i'm sue herrera. maria will be on with the rest of the show in a moment, but first let's talk about some startling news with america's economy. the final reading coming in at 1.3%, slightly better than expectations, and higher than the 1% previously estimated. that's still not very strong, however. a 3 or 4% growth rate is considered healthy. the market rapid up a dismal third quarter friday, the dow rising 140 points on thursday but breaking a three-day winning streak on wednesday on what else but those worries about europe. home prices rose for the fourth straight month in july. the s&p home
, minds, and on the character of america. i join our chaplain in invoking god's blessing on the memory of those we lost. may god bless our first responders, all of you and those who serve, and your families. may god continue to bless the united states of america. when i leave here, i will go to the airport and go to new york to be part of our congressional delegation to join the president in the observance at ground zero. i will take with me in the profound statements and sentiments i see here today and see every day in response to 9/11. thank you for that connection to our great country and that concern for the american people. again, may god bless you. may god bless america. thank you. [applause] >> thank you, speaker. i would like to introduce our next speaker, the chief of the firefighters, chief joanne hayes-white. [applause] >> good morning. thank you for all being here. i would like to acknowledge the president of the police officers association and the president of local 798. captain tom o'connor. thank you for organizing this even today. i would also like to acknowledge mayor
america strong. but all republicans in the senate, 100% voted no, and their leader mitch mcconnell is actually said that saving the jobs of teachers and cops and firefighters would be nothing more than a bailout. a bailout. these are not bad actors to acted irresponsibly and recklessly to destroy the economy. they are the men and women who teach our children and protect our communities and risk their lives for us every single day. they are heroes. and they deserve our support. and it would be good for all of us. it would give the entire economy a boost. so this is the fight we are having right now. this is frankly what the next year will probably be about, the republicans in congress and the folks running for president making their agenda crystal clear. they have two basic economic priorities -- two basic proposals. tax cuts for the wealthiest individuals and the biggest corporations, paid for by cutting education investments and research and our infrastructure, all the things that helped make america an economic superpower -- weaken programs like medicare and our basic social safe
? where is the leadership that will say yes, america is still the hope of the world? comparisons are made to the early 1960's now, the time 50 years ago when jack kennedy connected with the country's yearning for a mission and a leader to lead us. i'm proud to say i have written a new book just out that brings back in a heroic time we all want back. we had a flashback three years ago. >> over the years, i have been deeply moved by the people who have told me that they wish they could feel inspired and hopeful about america the way they did when my father was president. i am proud to endorse senator barack obama for president of the united states. [cheers and applause] chris: well, caroline and ted kennedy were seen in this young leader a connection to their father and brother that many voters saw. >> so my fellow americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country. >> the time is now to shake off our slumber and sluff off our fierce and make good on the debt that we owe past and future generations. together, we can finish the work that needs to be don
smiley. tonight we bring you work for the addition of our week-long look at poverty in america. once again we will feature a car like from our tour this summer with dr. cornell west and later, jeffrey sachs. we are glad you joined us tonight for part for our party tore here on pbs, coming up right now. >> every community has a martin luther king boulevard. it's the cornerstone we all know. it's not just a street or boulevard, but a place where walmart stands together with your community to make every day better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer, nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis in working to improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> brought to you by the aarp foundation. w. k. kellogg foundation, engaging communities to improve the lives of local children. learn more at >> the annie e. casey foundation, helping to build better future for american kids and families. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewer
, which generate over $2 million in gross revenue. in the funds get deposited into bank of america. even then, big of america will not give me access to credit to expand my business, which you know what, we're used to, so no worries on that, but i am still working with them to modify my house loan. as i sit in loan modification purgatory, i see with this upcoming -- i think with this upcoming rfp, which in mandate the banks to set clear matrix's on how they're helping non- traditional people access loans, for closures, you know -- our they help us? let's hold them accountable. we can send matrix's fedor quantifiable of the want to be responsive to this at the very least. thank you. supervisor avalos: how long have you been in loan modification limbo? >> it is guinta b five years now. supervisor avalos:oh! >> 5? >> it is update -- ok. where we come from, we help each other. they cannot kick us out of san francisco. supervisor avalos: we will not allow them. thank you. next speaker, please. mary, mark, cynthia, josh, francisco de koster, charlie -- francisco da costa, charlie, and fred. >>
has helped make the singapore an ideal place to live, work, and play. this is america visits the republic of singapore. >> this is america is made possible by -- the national education association, the nation's largest advocate for children and public education. the american federation of teachers, a union of professionals. the singapore tourism board, there is something for everyone. singapore airlines, a great way to fly. hunsan corp., forging a higher global standard. the ctc foundation, afo communications, and the rotendaro family trust. " this is america" visited singapore in 11 years a. while the country was successful back then, it is a world-class city state now. the beautiful government headquarters, i have the opportunity to sit and talk with singapore's prime minister. >> thank you for your hospitality and for the visit. >> happy to be here. >> tell me three things that americans should know about singapore. >> first, it is a very small city in the middle of the very vibrant region in southeast asia. secondly, we are completely connected to the world, china, india,
that would be $18 billion. and a big question that america has and nato is whether libya intends to pay america back the $2 billion joe biden says america spent and perhaps to pay nato as well for their involvement. will youio? ? >> excuse me. i didn't catch the last part of the question. >> i was saying does libya intend to pay back nato and the united states for the money they put into helping over the past year? >> oh, okay. so currently, the current government is basically a caretaker government. i think the issues and questions like this should be addressed by legitimately elected government and that should happen in the in a very short period of time. i am sure the representative government will make the right decisions. >> mazin, you were living in the u.s. for a while. you were a businessman here. you went back to libya to be a part of the new government, to go back to your country, do you think libya can get beyond these tribal differences we've been hearing so much about? do you think democracy is something that will function and that can come out of this? >> yes, of course. t
. that untapped supplies of natural gas, of oil, coal. america is the saudi arabia of col. supply. 134 billion barrels of oil, nearly in natural gas. we have the resources we need to fuel our cars, our homes, our power plants. in pennsylvania, west virginia, ohio. and texas and oklahoma and alabama, kentucky, throughout the american west and of course up in alaska. obama and is overreaching environmental agency, this environmental protection agency, won't allow american businesses and american labor to draw on even a fraction of this domestic energy owned land. the one hand, the obama administration opposes fossil brazil to drill offshore and sell it to american consumers. we are creating foreign jobs. they are creating foreign profits. i happen to think that is wrong, that is hypocritical, and that is unfair. and when i am president of the united states, will not be held hostage by foreign oil and federal bureaucrats. [applause] the american economy should not be beaten into the ground when greater energy independence and lie right under american soil. every sector. manufacturing. it will con
when ronald reagan was president. i remember america in 1981 and 1982, the economy was suffering. the notion was we still have to cut taxes, we still had to stay the course. from that moment, the difficult and challenging election, the economy got stronger and we became even more engaged in the rest of the world under the president's leadership. as they took a look around at the potential republican candidates, and there are some fine people running, i said, who in this field of men and women is the cooked with the s -- is equipped with the spirits and the mindset to deal with the economic strength at home and protecting america's authority and influence in a very positive way around the world? i decided a long time ago that the man that had served as governor, businessmen, and served as ambassador in a critical part of the world, singapore and china. a lot of the trends today are alarming. we have political isolation, this engaging us from the rest of the world, and yours truly and governor huntsman says in the 21st century we will not surrender in any way. we will not withdraw
wrote everyone from lucky, who was a strong desire when are around, and gino who came to america last century. he went through vietnam, early las vegas. finally, he has this fabulous daughter, lucky. tavis: stop. >> i am telling you too much. that is because i am a storyteller. tavis: there is a whole lot in here. i am always fascinated by novelists. i have a great respect for novelists. i have written 15 or 16 books but i have written about real stuff. the challenge for you all is to create stuff. how do you create all of this? >> when kitty kelley wrote the biography of frank sinatra and i had a book out at the time, frank send me a note and it said, jackie, you are writing fact. i saved that. he signed it francis albert. tavis: you do create this stuff. >> i do create it because i read everything. i am a pop culture john d. and i read everything going on everywhere. i create what is going on in the world today. there is a very bad character named armand jordan. i created him because i crated this fictitious country. a woman was going to be buried up to enact and stoned to death. i
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